Silverton Area Trails
Silverton, Colorado offers a variety of moderate to difficult high country trails. Featured trails in the area include Rainbow Trail, Kendall Mountain, Stony Peak, Kendall Peak, Highland Mary Lakes, Columbine Lake and Pass, Ice Lakes, Porphyry Basin, Bear Creek National Recreation Trail, and Spencer Basin. For more information on Silverton area trails, click here.
From Molas Pass, head north on the Colorado Trail towards Cement Creek and into the town of Silverton. Or, explore the areas jeep roads from Pole Creek to Animas Forks. Hike the area fourteeners or thirteeners. Although Colorado is best-known for its “fourteeners”—mountains over 14,000 feet in elevation—the “thirteeners” in the area also present plenty of climbing challenges. Near Silverton you’ll find a number of thirteeners that can be completed as day hikes, including Kendall Mountain, Kendall Peak and Stony Peak.
For more information on the Columbine Lake Trail hike, click here.
Map & Directions
Map Coordinates: 37.808261, -107.667568
Where's the Trailhead?
dIRECTIONS TO TRAILHEAD
To Silverton, Colorado:
From Durango, head north on Highway 550 for approximately 48 miles. This route will go past Purgatory Resort, Coalbank and Molas Passes. The Silverton area has a variety of moderate and technical trails in and around the town.
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